27 Apr '12, 1pm

Why go Green? Besides the benefits of helping the environment and creating a more sustainable ecosystem, what’s...

And while green buildings have proven to deliver real and quantifiable energy, water and financial savings to consumers and governments alike—the benefits of building green extend far beyond the building footprint and deep into the community. Green building creates jobs, reduces strain on public infrastructure and resources, creates and maintains a healthier indoor and outdoor environment, and inspires growth and innovation in the local economy. In recognition of the positive and transformative impact that sustainable buildings and communities are having on pressing local, state and regional issues, state and local governments both large and small are using effective government incentives to promote leadership in the design, construction and operation of our nation’s communities.

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